19. 03. 2014
Deep snow on a huge powder day at Big Sky

Huge Powder Day at Big Sky

You know it is going to be a good day when a ski patroller who has been working at the mountain for three decades says it is the best snow he can remember.

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12. 03. 2014
Catching my breath while hiking to Headwall at Jackson Hole

Hiking to the Good Stuff at Jackson Hole

I figured that conditions the day after an 11″ powder day would be a mixed bag and planned to spend the day on the groomers, just as Allison and I did at Vail a few days earlier. I…

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11. 03. 2014
Jackson Hole is rugged and stunning

Powder Day at Jackson Hole

After our epic ski day at A-Basin on March 8th, I pulled up the weather forecast for the coming days to decide where to go next. I had planned to spend two nights in Park City before driving…

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10. 03. 2014
Gorgeous view from North Pole at A-Basin

Arapahoe Basin Skiing Rocks

This post could alternatively be titled “Amygdala Overload” because it was that kind of epic day. It snowed overnight, and Arapahoe Basin Ski Area (better known as A-Basin or simply the Basin) received at least 9″ of fresh…

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26. 02. 2014
Skiing from Col des Gentianes to Tortin, Verbier, Switzerland

Five Days of Steeper and Deeper Skiing in Verbier

Verbier, Switzerland is paradise for people who love big mountains. We arrived after dark on February 20th, and skied in near-whiteout conditions on February 21st. It wasn’t until we woke up to perfectly blue...

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14. 02. 2014
Low visibility at Alta Ski Area

Skiing Alta Amidst Artillery

Normally, waking up to the sound of artillery and explosions at 6AM does not augur well. In Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah, however, it is a welcome soundtrack. It means there is enough new...

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05. 02. 2014
Christel carves Bold Decision at Whitetail

Best Mid-Atlantic Ski Season in Years

If you live in the Washington, DC area and like to ski, you have to seize every good snow day like it will be your last. You can go years without properly good...

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23. 01. 2014
I-70 on the Maryland-Pennsylvania border in the snow

Straight into the Next Adventure

On January 19th, the nice folks at Tierra Patagonia drove me, Alice, Kaleb, and two other guests to the Punta Arenas airport where we boarded — with some trepidation given the 120+kph winds...

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